Ever Hear of Deezer?

Canada continues to get screwed in the online world.  No Spotify, no Pandora, no Hulu, no–well, you know what I mean.

And we’re not getting Deezer anytime soon.  But at least we can take comfort in the fact that the US isn’t, either.  From Audio4cast:

On the international Internet radio front, French streaming service Deezer has big plans. They’ll launch in 100 countries in the next few weeks, but stay away from the US to avoid high royalties and stiff competition. While some may consider the US market critical to the success of an online streaming service, Chief Executive Axel Dauchez says there’s lots of online music opportunities globally, in lots of countries not serviced by the big shots in the US.

Read the rest here.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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